The Singing Dune is 150-meter high, 3-kilometer long sand dune within Altyn Emel National Park.  The dune has been formed by wind blowing light sand from the banks of the Ili River to the Greater and Lesser Kalkans mountain ranges, where it settles to form this famous site.  The dune is said to “sing” because of the amazing, organ-like sound that ranges from a squawk to a roar and is created by the shifting and friction of sand grains against each other. One fascinating detail of this dune is that it does not move within the valley, but for several millennia has been located in the same place and with the same form.  From the southwest, the slope is invariably smooth; from the northeast, it has several ridges with gentle slopes. According to legend, the dune is a sleeping devil who lies in rest, and the sound is his groaning any time someone tries to raise him from his slumber.

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Altyn Emel / all year around

    Altyn Emel / all year around

    2 days

    The shown price is calculated for a person in a group of 5 people. For more detailed price pls contact info@picnicteam.kz Trip to the region of unique natural phenomena at the foot of the legendary Dzungarian Alatau, national park Altyn…

    Big Almaty ring / June - August

      Big Almaty ring / June — August

      10 days

      The shown price is calculated for a person in a group of 5 people. For more detailed price pls contact info@picnicteam.kz Splendid beauty of the mountains, country of ancient nomads, unique natural landscapes and full reset in one trip

      Almaty ring  / April-October

        Almaty ring / April-October

        5 day

        The shown price is calculated for a person in a group of 5 people. For more detailed price pls contact info@picnicteam.kz Splendid beauty of the mountains, country of ancient nomads, unique natural landscapes and full reset in one trip

        Altyn Emel - Charyn canyon / all year around

          Altyn Emel — Charyn canyon / all year around

          3 day

          The shown price is calculated for a person in a group of 5 people. For more detailed price pls contact info@picnicteam.kz Journey to the ancient mystical places